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  FOX    Mornings on 2    News; News/Business. New. (CC)  

    August 1, 2013
    7:00 - 9:01am PDT  

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we're live in santa clara where police are warning people who live near the university campus that a woman was attacked early this morning. we'll tell you how she fought back and we'll have the latest on the investigation. the clock is ticking towards sunday night and the b.a.r.t. strike deadline, the grim warning that could be issued today. >> reporter: one man is dead. one is fighting for his life after a shooting on a busy antioch roadway. what we've learned this morning about the victim and the suspect's vehicle. plus -- why this is a big day in the legal battle tied to
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the morning-after pill. "mornings on 2" begins right now. well, good morning. welcome to thursday, first day of august. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. let's begin with a quick look at weather and traffic. steve, you said today was gonna be a cool day? >> yes. there are definitely breaks. it will be sunny. i think even by the coast. sunny, breezy to windy, 60s, 70s and 80s. here's sal. >> we're looking at the san mateo bridge. also been checking out the dumbarton bridge getting to the peninsula. the bridges look pretty good with no major prosh bleles. we've had a look at the golden gate bridge. what a beautiful picture this is. the traffic looks good and so does the scenery. let's go back to the desk. thank you, sal. an investigation is underway after a woman says she was attacked near santa clara university. this happened about 1:30 this
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morning. ktvu's janine de la vega is following this developing news from santa clara and joins us now live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tori. this happened a couple of blocks away from the university. a lot of students live in this area. we don't know if the victim in this case was a student but it happened near main and lexington. police tell me that the university police are aware of this incident and plan on cautioning students to be careful. officers say this happened at 1:30 this morning. the woman had been out with a group of friends near a 7 slrn 1 -- with a 7/eleven and dedecided to walk -- decided to walk home alone when she was grabbed from behind. and the man told her, don't talk, don't scream, she kicked him in the groin and he ran away. she wasn't able to get a good description. there are no indications that weapons were used in this
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battery. the police used k-9s and a scent led them near the homestead and la fayette. but they lost the accident. police believe don't believe this is the same man suspected of raping a woman at kylie at homestead. investigators say that's because there was nothing sexual in nature in this attempted -- in this battery. instead, they are looking into the possibility of this may have been an attempted theft. they are still working on the motive. they are not ruling anything out. but at this point, there's no active search. they would still like to find the plan who did this, though. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. police at san jose state university say they have a suspect in custody for a brutal beating. officers confirmed they've made an arrest in the campus attack on tuesday night. police are expected to release more details later today. the 22-year-old victim is still recovering after his head was bashed on the sidewalk near the
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science building. officers say it appears the victim and attacker knew each other. the victim was not a student and had no sees to the -- no ties to the university. police are searching for suspects in a deadly shooting last night. police found two men shot in a car on summersville road. one man died. the other is critically hurt. ktvu's claudine wong has been out there since 4:30. what are the police saying now, claudine? >> reporter: well, it appears, dave, that the two victims were simply driving on the street when the shots were fired. if you take a look behind me. this is delta fair road. you can see glass on the roadway. they've opened the roadway. and the number of cars, it gives you an indication of how busy it is here. it was busy last night at 7:45, when all of this happened. i want to show you what happened out here when police were gathering evidence. this roadway was shut down
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until about 90 minutes ago. again, this is where police say the shooting happened. it appears at this point, that these two men were driving down the street when another car drove up and the person or persons inside started shooting. the victims didn't stop, though, even both of them were hit by budget, -- by bullets. the. suspects drove away near somersville and that's where the officers found them. one man is dead. the other is in in the hospital in critical condition. police are still trying to notify the victims' family so they don't want to release other information. we expect more information later today. we're being told the man had ties to antioch. we have a description. suspect vehicle. it's described as a four-door honda or chevy. we do not know the model but we can tell you, it's gold in color. we know this -- the investigators have been busy connecting interviews all morning. they were out all night
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gathering evidence. they are still trying to put that back all together. back out here live on delta fair boulevard. when all of this happened, there was a lot of cars coming in and out of here. they are hoping anyone with any information either witnesses or people who knew the victim will come forward and help them solve this case. live here in antioch, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:06. well, this morning, oakland police investigating a deadly shooting in east oakland. police find the body of a man who had been shot and killed about midnight on 80th avenue near international boulevard. so far no word yet about a suspect. new this morning, investigators in san francisco want to know what caused this early-morning fire in chinatown. it started about 3:00 this morning at a souvenir shop on clay street. not far from the financial district. there's no word of anyone being hurt. that fire caused about $5,000 damage. it is 7:06. to our continuing coverage of the threat of another b.a.r.t.
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strike. right now, the clock is ticking toward sunday night and the strike deadline. b.a.r.t. workers could walk off the job again monday morning if there's no deal before the clock runs out. the b.a.r.t. contract talks are scheduled to resume at 10:00 this morning. this is expected to be a critical day in this labor dispute. union leaders say they will likely issue a strike notice if there are no major developments in today's negotiations. that 72-hour strike notice could come later today or possibly tomorrow morning. we'll talking to one union leader right now. we'll hear from her at 7:30. for any change in the b.a.r.t. talks you can receive alerts. you can follow us on twitter. "like" ktvu on facebook or download the app. sal is back, you have a lot to talk about this morning to get people to where they need to go. >> yeah, it's kind of an unusual commute. some areas are lighter than usual.
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others are certainly not with an emphasis on certainly not. let's go out and take a look at what we have first with the commute at the toll plaza. i'm sorry. the livermore valley. westbound, 580, it's very slow. now, 580 westbound is slow but so is 580 eastbound because of some roadwork there. i circled the area. the slowest traffic, though, is still 580 coming in from the altamont pass toward dublin. by the time you reach the dublin area, it's improved quite a bit. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, that's lighter than usual. that's about a five, 10-minute delay. northbound on the 280 freeway here, i'm going too fast for the directors. sorry about that. take a breath. that traffic looks good. it's a better day than yesterday. 85 and 17. in morgan hill, northbound 101 at cochran we have the crash. i kind of remembered to get you know about it. northbound 101 at cochran. watch for slow traffic as you
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come through earlier crash there. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. some sun. we do have some low clouds aurnd. but there are more breaks and holes in it compared to yesterday. it's colder. there's been pretty good wind gusts from pacific coast highway, lands inn, fairfield, altamont pass. 28 to 40 miles an hour. there's a pretty good robust breeze. some of the breeze took care of parts of the coast. brandon in pacifica said the nights and evenings have been nice. yesterday we had some sun. san francisco and el gra na na -- el granada and half moon bay. the key stat here was the 26 out of 31 days when san francisco had fog. that's a lot.
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temperatures have been running well below average. the average high, 67. we're going 65. inland temperatures look like they will be well below average. 7, ten, 15 days out, the pattern looks quiet. below normal temperatures. sunny, breezy to windy. 28 fairfield, gusting over 30. concord south of 20. some locations, not much of a breeze. san jose, mountain view, stay calm. but sfo up to 15 and a west breeze out to livermore. temperatures are the big story. 46, santa rosa. 46 sebastopol. 48 fairfax. 47 st. helena. there's some cool, cool readings here. if you have the low clouds, can't get much colder. low pressure up to the north is definitely starting to move but a piece of that will break off and stay off the california coast which keeps our pattern very quiet and stable. one day it might warm up a little bit. next day down. there's no sign of extreme heat
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or anything like that. not yet. not yet. fog, sun, breezy. mostly sunny, colder lows. highs today, vacaville, 87. after that a lot of 70s. 77 san rafael. sonoma, 78. 78 walnut creek. 70 oakland. that's normal for this time of year. cass tree valley, 73. pleasanton, danville, 79. 76 san jose. a little warmer towards east san jose and the santa clara valley. fremont, 72. 75 down in santa cruz. but 60s on the coast. sunny, breezy to windy, though. san bruno, 70 and palo alto 74. mountain view, 75. warmer on friday inland. but may not notice it unless you are in the weather business. the weekend looks ho-hum. >> all right. thank you, steve. it is 7:11. edward snowden is on the move. what finally caused the nsa leaker to leave the moscow airport and what we know about his new locations. and more shocking demands by san diego's mayor. why his lawyers are still
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some low clouds around. there's breaks in it. it will be sunny, breezy. maybe even windy for some. highs, 60s, 70s and 80s. i see some blue there. russia has granted a one- year, temporary asylum for nsa leaker edward snowden. after more than a month, he finally left the moscow airport at 4:30 this morning pacific time. his lawyer says for security reasons, snowden is in an undisclosed location in russia. he had been at the airport since arriving from hong kong on june 23rd. snowden's father now hopes to obtain a visa to see his son. the u.s. urged russia to turn over snowden but there is no
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extradition treaty between the two nations. meanwhile, happening today -- the nsa's controversial surveillance programs will be topic one when lawmakers including senator dianne feinstein are scheduled to meet with president obama. ktvu's kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the action feinstein wants to take to protect our privacy. kyla? >> reporter: well, tori, i spoke to her staff. they said she will be talking with the president today. so will other democrats and republicans from congress. senator feinstein is the chair of the senate intelligence committee. she's ordered the nsa to review how government surveillance could expose americans' privacy. but she's denounced former nsa contractor edward snowden leaking intelligence. snowden claims the nsa's tracked millions of americans' phone records. there was a discussion yesterday about this. >> those reports contained less
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than 500 numbers. not millions, not hundreds of thousands. not tens of thousands. >> reporter: now we're learning about another spy program. this one allegedly collects e- mails and internet searches of americans. what the nsa is saying about that surveillance program when i see you next. live in washington, d.c., kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kyla. 7:16. well, today's meeting comes after a report in britain's "guardian" newspaper about another secret nsa program. the nsa uses a program called xkeyscore to monitor massive amounts of internet information including e-mail, facebook messages and web searches. that program came to light due to those documents leaked by edward snowden. >> the key to keyscore it's a program used by the nsa to
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collect all internet activity, everything they can collect. >> the nsa says only americans who have had contact with foreign targets with monitored. the head of the nsa was heckled in las vegas. hackers heckled him at a cybersecurity conference. >> if you disagree with what we're doing, then you should help twice as much. >> read the constitution! >> i have. >> you should, too. >> now, nsa director keith alexander agreed to speak at the conference in las vegas about what he called misconceptions about the nsa's surveillance program. he said the surveillance disrupted more than 550 terrorist plots. the hecklers accused him of violating the constitution. >> happening now in washington, d.c., the house energy and commerce committee is holding a hearing, this hearing right now on the affordable care act. the hearing comes as new healthcare exchanges are scheduled to beenrolling new --
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to begin enrolling new patients on october 1st. republicans -- want to refund -- republicans want to defund that program. the attorney for san diego's mayor said the city should foot the bill for his legal fees in the sexual harassment. the city council unanimously voted to deny the mayor money for his legal defense. there's a new development in a political scandal here in the bay area. two powerful labor groups are now calling for sonoma county supervisor efrin koreo to resign. last month he was arrested on suspicion of burglary and prowling. they say she's shown a pattern of poor choices and bad behavior. they say it's time for him to
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step down. health officials are linking a rare stomach paratight to a prepackaged salad mix but they are not saying where it came from. food safety advocates demand the brand of the salad be disclosed. the outbreak has sickened 400 people nationwide. federal health officials say it's still too early to know if the outbreak is over now. some college athletes went around in their legal battle with electronic arts. the athletes can move ahead with their lawsuit against electric arts of redwood city. they are claiming the company unfairly used their images in its video games without paying them. the original lawsuit was filed by sam keller. he grew up in san ramon. they say he will appeal the decision because it used the images of the artform and that's protected by the first amendment. mlb is threatening to
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suspend alex rodriquez for wife. he's fighting the ban. sources close to the situation say alex rodriquez is negotiating a deal with the league that would get him in a lengthy suspension instead of a lifetime ban. he's one of 14 players expected to be disciplined in baseball's latest drug scandal. just about 7:20. along the bay area coast, people are waking up to fog, some patchy low clouds. there are those patchy low clouds. a little chilly out there, too. steve paulson is coming back. he will tell you if sunshine will be coming on the beaches today. talking about why a steep bar tab and why a bartender is facing a stiff fine for what was powrn into drinks. and you can see traffic is moving along relativelywell. we'll tell you -- relatively well. we'll tell you more about the morning commute -- straight ahead. good morning! wow.
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the company that runs tgif restaurants will pay $500,000 fine for making substitutions at the bar. the group operates 13 franchises in new jersey and one in the bay area. they say they will not fight charges that they substituted cheap alcohol brands for other alcohol in new jersey. managers say they do not substitute brands in san francisco. the grape harvest season underway in napa. mumm vineyards, they are among the first that are picked. they say this is an early start to the season because of the heat we've had. they also say you will get some of the best fines because the sugar in the grapeses are more concentrated. a central valley farmer may have come up with a way to make grapes as popular as candy. david cane very muched cotton
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candy grapes. he says the fruit has the same sensation as biting into cotton candy. really sweet grapes. so they will be in the stores later this month but the specialty grapes will cost more than other grapes and sell for as much as $6 a pound. >> probably a lot healthier than the real cotton candy. >> i would say, yeah. 7:-- coming up on 7:24. let's check in with sal. >> traffic at the toll plaza i would say it's pretty good compared to what it normally would be. it's backed up for about a five- minute delay. maybe almost 10 depending upon which lane you are in. but flog more than that. 880 northbound and southbound looks good. there are no major problems here. getting word of a new crash on highway 35 at 92 on the way from half moon bay an overturned vehicle reported. upper sky line at 92. 280 looks good. 101 traffic is not all that
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bad. let's go to steve now at 7:24. thank you, sal. we have breaks in the fog. there's definitely more sunshine on tap for the coast. i think you will see some of those patchy low clouds. there are areas that are clear, had reports of willits, ukiah. there's fog that's been chewed up for the next few days. breezy, windy, 17 to 37 miles an hour from san francisco out to fairfield in the altamont pass. it will be breezy. mark said in plan hill it's sunny but -- mark said in pleasant hill it's sunny but breezy. there's the 46 in santa rosa. 48 in mill valley. 47 st. helena. there's definitely a little chill in the morning air. there you can see some of the breaks in the fog.
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of orkts -- 60s, 70s and 80s. fair field, 81. low 80s pittsburg, 78 concord. 70 berkeley oakland, that's right about where you should be. inland temperatures should be below average, those near the coast and around the bay are pretty close. i don't see much change. coming up in our next weather segment an early winter? there are signs from nature. i will have more on that coming up. >> wait a minute, steve. >> wow. that's unusual. 7:26. getting access to the morning- after pill gets easier starting today. the change that's happening at stores and pharmacies nationwide. >> reporter: we're live in oakland where b.a.r.t. workers are planning a march and rally later today. there could be a twist if "occupy oakland" shows up. we're learning shocking details of the actions done by ariel castro. we'll take you in the courtroom
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for the sentencing hearing as "mornings on 2" continues. look at 'em.
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living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. 7:29. happening now -- you are looking live at the sentencing hearing for this man convicted murderer, kidnapper and rapist, ariel castro. police officers and doctors have been describing the moments following the victims'
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rescue. ktvu's brian flores is following the proceedings and he joins us live in our newsroom. good morning ux brian. >> good morning, tori. well, we're hearing again this morning from many witnesses and first responders speaking on the experience of what happened when the girls were found. we wanted to go now live back into the courtroom where, again, wngses are speaking -- where witnesses are speaking. let's take a listen. >> the multi-agency task force. it's comprised of detectives and investigators from the fbi, the sheriff's office, cleveland police department, and the ohio adult authority and housing authority. [inaudible] >> can you give us a brief overview if you will of the course of the history of this case beginning in 2002, 2003,
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2004. >> this is inside the courtroom, again. that's joshua barre, a forensic scientist giving his testimony about what happened when the girls were found. during the hearing prosecutors plan to bring to light the activities with the girls using diaries. barb johnson took the stand and talked about the victims about what they went through. let's take a listen if we can. >> i did ask if anybody else had ever been pregnant and michelle said oh, i was. she said i was several times and every time he found out i was pregnant, he would starve me and punch me in the stomach. >> we are expecting more of that testimony and victim impact statements. we're expecting to hear from michelle knight. ariel castro may also speak
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whether it be himself or through his attorney. under the plea deal, he agreed to plead guilty in exchange for the death penalty. he couldle spend life in prison without the possibility of parole plus 1,000 years. and they will ask the judge to not ever be able to see his daughter. we'll following this sentencing hearing and give you updates on "mornings on 2." brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. 7:32. now to our continuing coverage of the threat of yet another b.a.r.t. strike right now. the clock, it's ticking toward sunday night and the strike deadline. look at the clock. b.a.r.t. workers could possibly walk off the job monday morning if there's no deal before this clock runs out. the contract talks are set to besum at 10:00 this -- resuge at 10:00 this morning -- resume at 10:00 this morning. we have information on what
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union workers plan to do today. tara moriarty is live in oakland. you've been talking to a union leader about a rally set for later today. >> reporter: that's right. that rally is set for 5:00 at frank ogawa plaza. they will be marching to b.a.r.t. headquarters. we've just learned that "occupy oakland" is planning on showing up at the event and perhaps making trayvon martin part of this cause. we noticed earlier this morning, there were several transport vans lined up in front of opd headquarters. police officers are on alert for the rally in case groups turn i slent. we -- turn violent. unions and marine managers met until 11:30 last night. b.a.r.t. unions had no idea that "occupy" was planning to show
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up. >> i'm personally extremely sympathetic to the tragic death to trayvon martin. >> reporter: now, b.a.r.t. management has not responded to the union's latest offer which was made july 17th. if that's still the case tomorrow morning, unions will be issuing a 72-hour strike notice. the sticking points are still salary benefits and workers' safety. union leaders say the clock is ticking. that sunday midnight deadline, just looms there, and, of course, this is not good news for riders. and bay area traffic was snarled for four and a half days to be exact. we understand if the strike happens next week, there will be more riders out on the roadways this time making for an even messier commute. we're live in oakland, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. other transit agencies are
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preparing to pick up some of the slack in case of a strike. the san francisco bay ferry was a very popular option during the b.a.r.t. strike back in july. it anticipates more crowds if there is a strike. it plans to launch early and increase the boats. there will be more ferry runs between oakland, alameda and vallejo. a.c. transit will run its regular bus service but hopes to provide extra transbay lines depending upon the veaubility of buses and drivers. the bishop ranch business park, managers have plans for increased bus service from san francisco. they tell they hope to have an additional stop in the south bay. for any change in the b.a.r.t.
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talks, you can receive alerts on your phone or tablet at mobile. you can also follow us on twitter. "like" ktvu on football or download the ktvu app. 7:35. new this morning, the federal government investigating reports of alleged unethical actions by lawyers in connection with the asiana airlines crash. the ntsb is checking reports that lawyers have been soliciting the victims. now, u.s. law bans lawyers from approaching passengers in the first 45 days after a crash. the ntsb says the complaints involve websites and the lawyers personally soliciting passengers. a burning candle may have caused a house fire in concord. it happened last night about 7:00 on bonacase street. luckily, no one was hurt. but the house we're told was a total loss. firefighters say the fire apparently started when a candle ignited curtains in a
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back room. 7:36. garbage collection rates are going up in san francisco today. the average cost for three 32- gallon bins jumped from $28 a month to $34. customers, though, can offset the hike by switching to a smaller 20-gallon garbage bin and a larger 64-gallon recycling bin. the option is designed to help san francisco reach steer row waste by 2020. monday, night -- monday night, the palo alto are considering putting a stop to people sleeping in their cars on the streets. opponents plan to rally before the hearing. they say the measure criminalizes the homeless. tonight at north san jose, crews will spray for mosquitoes trying to stop the spread of the west nile virus. the fogging is due to begin at
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11:00 p.m. the county is trying to give as you much early warning as possible. the crews went out and canvassed neighborhoods yesterday and handed out fliers telling the public about the spraying. they also said it's not harmful to humans or household pets. want to check in with sal. see what's happening -- traffic in the south bay. it's probably heavy in the south bay. interstate 280 through downtown. you can see it's slow getting up to highway 17. it stays that way into cupertino. we also have slow traffic getting into the north end of the valley from milpitas past 237. it gets back better after mccarthy ranch and zanker road. we have a crash blocking one of the lanes there here. traffic is slow. we move ovover to the hayward
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-- we move over to hayward, just beginning at winton avenue. it stays heavy at fremont. 7:38. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. well, we have some breaks in the low clouds. before we get started here, i teased signs of an early winter. we'll see. the writer at the chronicle is about ready to write an article. tom always does. july started the shar da nay grapes early -- char da nay grapes -- shardanay grapes earlier. something has to break. maybe these are signs. i would be interested to see what tom has to say. we do have breaks on the fog. there's some there. it will burn off sooner. the wind has been cranking up. there will be sun in san francisco. but the july information
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continues to come in as we have said yesterday, 26 out of 31 days in san francisco had fog. that's a lot. i mean, the temperatures came in about average, though. the mean temperature was 60.1. the mean maximum temperature 66.63. 66-point a. you are right there. the minimum temperature, 54.1 was the average. so very close here. i think the big story was the fog. normal high is 67 degrees. the last time it was 70 degrees or higher in san francisco was the supply when it was 75. not today. 65. still slightly below average but at least starting to get some sun. the breeze -- i mean, from san francisco, out to the altamont pass in fairfield, there's a good breeze kicking unof the lows i -- up. the lows were the big story for some from marin, napa county, mendocino county and sonoma county. we had a lot of 40s. there are breaks in the fog.
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i said patchy fog. there's some low clouds. some sun along the coast. but the pattern for the first 10, 14 days of august looks about like this. it's kind of steady. no sign of any extreme one way or another although liening toward a slightly cooler pattern. mostly sunny, 86 in -- that's not bad. 87 vacaville. could be a lot worse. 80 novato, 77 san rafael. sausalito, 68. 78 concord. 78 walnut creek with a breeze. danville, san ramon, upper 70s. 60s, 70s, alameda, berkeley, oakland san jose only 76. warmer santa clara valley you would expect that. even with the sun, though, the coast is dealing with mainly 60s. there's too much of a northwest breeze. low 7s on 0 -- low 7s -- low 70s on the peninsula.
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a little low forms off the coast. nice temperatures, tori. >> thank you, steve. 19 minutes before 8:00. happening now, a sendoff for outgoing fbi director robert mueller. this is a live picture of attorney general eric holder at a farewell ceremony. he will officially step down in september. he took office just a week before 911 back in 2001. he will be replaced by former justice department official james comey. the very first in line, why dozens crowded in a minneapolis city hall at midnight for a joyous occasion. and passwords on your smartphone could soon be obsolete.
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stocks opening higher in walt. the s&p is above 1700 points for the first time. taking a live look, the dow is also up at a new record level. it is up by 133 points at 15,633. the nasdaq is up 40 and the s&p up 18, at 1703. also helping the markets, the number of americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level in five and a half years. this morning, the labor department reported 326,000 people filed first time claims. that's down 19,000 from the
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week before. economists warn july numbers can be volatile because of seasonal layoffs in the auto industry but they say the trend is positive and offers hope for a better job market in the coming weeks. 7:45. it's available at most supermarkets but it's also the center of a long, heated debate. pam cook is in the studio now with the big change in contraception. >> starting today, the emergency contraception known as the morning-after pill will be available on store shelves. plan-b no longer needs a prescription and will move from out behind the pharmacy counter onto the drugstore shelves and even some grocery stores. it's also now available for anyone to buy with no age restrictions. we talked to people this morning. the reaction is strong but mixed. >> i think it's absolutely great. a woman has a right to, you know, do with her body what she wishes and the supreme court
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has so stated. >> i don't think kids should have access to that. it gives them an excuse to go out and have unprotected sex. >> i can understand if it was for someone who was 18 or older. this is the sign of the times now. unfortunately we have to deal with it. now, the pill is designed to prevent pregnancy up to 72 hours after unplanned sex but is more effective the sooner you fake it. the government has been fighting to keep an age restriction in place but dropped the fight last month after years in court. it's not cheap. $50 to $70. plan hb is free at -- plan-b is free at planned parenthood clinics but you need an appointment. gunmen robbed and beat up a construction worker. two men walked up to a
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construction site on international and took money and cell phones. the men beat the men. a gun went off. no one was shot. the contractor who didn't want to show his face said construction workers are targeted often. >> the individuals come out and target specifically latinos who think they are illegal and don't have papers or b, they have cash on them and won't report the crime. >> police are still out there searching for the suspects. some of the residents in san francisco's castro districts are nervous after a number of high-profile crimes lately. residents say the police are not doing enough to protect them. that's why police chief greg suhr led a community forum last night. police heard some of the concerns. they passed out whistles, too, just as a safety precaution. one person we talked to says he and his husband were recently held up at gunpoint. >> i was pushed to the ground and somebody was on top of me.
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i looked up and i saw a gun. >> police say there have been a few robberies but overall, it's still a safe neighborhood. a notorious cige happened more than a month ago. you will recall surveillance video showed a man kicking a woman in the face during pride week celebrations on june 30th. this happened near market and delores streets. san francisco police say a tip has led to the arrest of a 23- year-old suspect, christopher porter bailey of oakland. officers say the victim was fortunate and did not suffer any lasting physical injuries. same-sex couples tied the knot at midnight as gay marriage became legal in san francisco. [inaudible] [ cheers and applause ]
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>> dozens of gay couples exchanged gas at minneapolis city hall. weddings were held overnight in county courthouses across the state and the mall of america. same-sex marriages became legal today in rhode island. 13 states including california now allow gay marriage along with the district of columbia. a california teenager wants jerry brown to sign a bill that would allow transgender students to use restrooms, locker rooms or join sports teams based on the gender they identify with. yesterday a 16-year-old transgender student from manteca delivered a petition and took it to brown's desk. the bill was introduced by tom amiano. and two elected leaders in the south bay are demanding an end to a 30-year-old policy
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that demands gay men not to be allowed to donate blood. they established a policy by the food that bans gay donors because of an increased risk for hiv. a deadly accident on the sonoma county coast. what we're learning about the atv crash that claimed the life of a teenager. and why george zimmerman was stopped by police and what police officers say he had in his car. look at 'em.
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living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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rumor has it the next iphone might equipped with a fingerprint scanner. an individual reportedly tweeted hints of a fingerprint sensor in the home button of the device. this could address concerns
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that people may lose the data on their phone if it's stolen. >> at my school, people's phones and ipads get taken a lot. they get breaken into easily. that would be cool. >> fingerprint reading technology is already used by law enforcement and on some laptops used for business. the president reportedly uses a smartphone that requires his fingerprints. but there are no guarantees that the technology will make it on the next iphone. george zimmerman who was acquitted in the trayvon martin shooting case is making headlines again after being stopped for speeding in texas. >> nowhere in particular? why do you say that? [inaudible] >> that police officer in texas apparently did not recognize zimmerman even after zimmerman asked him if he knew who he was. zimmerman also admitted he had a gun in the car with him.
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he was told to put the gun away in the glove compartment. zimmerman was allowed to drive away with just a warning. back here at home, a california commute survey has found more than half of bay area workers drive to work alone. stated statewide, a poll of more than 2,000 adults indicates 16% use public transit. 14%, carpool to work. 5% ride bikes. overall, the number of commuters driving solo has gone down a lot from ten years ago. there's been a sizable increase for people using public transit. >> that's good news. there's still a lot of solo drivers out there and people on the road. let's check in with sal. 280 in san jose? >> yes, slow, 280 northbound driving up to the silicon valley. the traffic will be busy. it's slow on 101 at 85 as well. it's improving a little bit. northbound 17 at bear creek,
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they are clearing an accident out of the lanes. also a new crash, southbound 880 at tennyson road involving a motorcycle. they are out of the lanes but traffic is slow from just south of 238. it remains slow into fremont. want to show you the bay bridge toll plaza, it's light, no problems here coming into san francisco. it's improved quite a bit on the way into the city. nowless go to steve -- now, let's go to steve. >> there's some definite breaks in the low clouds. but the wind, how come it's so windy in some place and other places as not? it looks like it's localized terrain. half moon bay has a southwest wind at 1 miles an hour. not far away, 30 miles an hour. we had gusts to 40 at the altamont pass. sunny, breezy and cooler today. highs 60s, 70s and some very low 80s. this pattern may last for a while. more coming up in ten minutes. >> all right.
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7:56. what is next for marin county, a teenager who is accused of a crime spree? the reason he will be back in court this morning. we'll tell you what will happen later on today. a woman is attacked from  behind near the santa clara university campus. we'll tell you how she fought back and we will have the latest on the investigation. and one man is dead. one is fighting for his life. what we've learned this morning about a double shooting in antioch and the information we have about the suspect's vehicle when "mornings on 2" comes back. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. steve's back again. interesting forecast for you today. >> well, there's a lot going on. >> yeah. >> we'll get sun by the coast. but the wind patterns are nutty. some areas hardly have a breeze. others, 25, 35 miles an hour. it will be sunny, coast, bay, inland. sunny, breezy. kind of on the cool side with the 60s, 70s and 80s. westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland, a little bit of slow traffic here in la fayette. nothing major, though, and it has been a decent drive today. this is 280. the south bay is heavy all over the place. you can see right here, 280 northbound getting up to highway 17 remains heavy all the way up in the valley.
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an investigation is happening in the south bay after a bomb said she was -- woman said she was attacked. it happened at 1:00 a.m. near santa clara university. ktvu's janine de la vega has been on this since early this morning. what do you know, janine? >> police say this appears to be a random attack which is pretty unusual for the city of slar for somebody to be randomly assaulted. it's really unsettling for people who live in this neighborhood. it's just blocks away from santa clara university and this assault happened on lexington near the mission branch library. police say the assault happened shortly after 1:30 this morning. a woman in her 20s finished hanging out with her friends close to a 7/11 near the campus. officers say while she was walking home alone on lexington near main, that's when a man grabbed her from behind, told her not to scream. police say she fought back. she kicked him in the groin and
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ran away. police dogs picked up a accident at lexenton but it ended there. >> i think a little more security, a little more cautious eye, a little less care-free attitude. we typically leave the windows overnight at night to get a nice breeze. cool down the house. maybe we'll lock them up for a while. >> police don't believe this incident is related to a rape that hasn'ted last friday at an apartment complex at homestead and kylie. that's because there was no indication that this battery was se ual in nature. they don't -- se ual in nature -- sexual in nature. they don't have a motive. at this point, since they don't have a good suspect description from the victim, there's no active search but they are investigating this. university police is aware of the incident even though they
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didn't assist. we have a call into a campus spokesperson to see how they are gonna go about alerting students even though right now, school is not in session but they are possibly thinking about putting it out on some sort of emergency alert system. reporting live from santa clara, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. police at san jose state university made an arrest for a brutal beating that happened tuesday night. police are comerkted to -- are expected to give us more details later today. the 22-year-old victim still recovering. the attacker bashed his head on the sidewalk near the science building. it appears the victim and attacker knew each other. that victim was not a student there and had no ties to the university. 8:02 -- 8:02. police are investigating a shooting on a deadly street. police found two men shot inside a car on somersville road. one man died. the other is critically
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injured. claudine wong has been live at the shooting scene since had:30. what are we learning -- since 4:30. what are we learning, claudine? >> reporter: this area is open. cars are moving through. it gives you an idea of how busy this roadway is. actually, there's astill some glass on -- there's still some glass on the street. that's where the shooting happened on delta fair boulevard. there are two crime scenes. we can take you through what happened. i want to show you the video we shot first. this is the police collecting evidence which is delta fair. this is where police say the shots were actually fired. it appears at this point that these two men, one from richmond, the other from vallejo, were driving down the street around 7:45 when another car drove up and the person or persons inside started shooting. they did not stop.
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the two drove about a half-mile away from somersville road in buchanan. that's where officers found them. the man from richmond was pronounced dead. the other man from vallejo was at last word in critical condition at the hospital. police are still trying to notify the victim's family. we're not getting ages or any more specific information about that. we're told the men have ties to antioch. not sure if that means they have family or friends here. we want to show you a description of the suspect vehicle. it's described as a four-door honda or chevy. we don't know the model. it's gold in color. that may make it stand out a little bit. anyone with information is asked to give antioch police a call. coming back out here live to delta fair boulevard and buchanan road. we can tell you what they did, they all fanned out. investigators were out. they came back together for a briefing. we are expecting to get more information on just what they've learned later today.
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live here in an it eye -- in antioch, back to you. >> thank you. police are investigating a deadly shooting in east oakland. officers say they found a man who m been shot and killed just before midnight on 80th avenue near international boulevard. no information has been released about a suspect. investigators in san francisco are trying to determine what caused an early- morning fire in chinatown. it started around 3:00 this morning at a souvenir shop son clay street. not far from the financial district. no one was hurt. the fire caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. 8:05. a tragedy on the sonoma coast. that's where a teenager was killed in an atv accident. it happened last night near highway 1 and annapolis road about ten miles north of salt park. the victim was a 14-year-old or 15-year-old boy driving a four- wheel atv when it apparently flipped over. a search party went out to look for him when he didn't
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come back to a campground. later today, a san rafael teenager accused of a crime spree is due back in court. 18-year-old max wade is due to stand trial next month on several charges. he's accused of firing shots at a couple in mill valley last year. he's also accused of stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri in 2011. that trial was due to start in may but a judge agreed to push it back to allow defense lawyers to go over the evidence. this morning's hearing is for a status report in the case. police in daly city are asking for the public ahelp in their church -- public's help for their help in a missing woman. she's not been seen since monday. investigators say she drove away from home in light blue, 2003 mercedes e-500. she had her 1-year-old yorkshire terrier. she speaks mandarin and cantonese.
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anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police. sal, at the toll plaza, any better? >> well, it's a lot better. >> oh, good. >> you can drive on up. drive on up. traffic westbound looks good coming up to the toll plaza. there's a live picture. it's unusual. maybe next week at this time for a variety of reasons, we won't be having this. so enjoy it. this is highway 101 in san francisco. i think joe is trying to tell me, hey, sal, it's all fogged in. he's pulling back. it is kind of weird there. joe, if you will pan to the left for me and -- can we see anything at all we can see a little bit. sheave will be talking about the -- steve will be talking about the fog. this is a look at westbound and 92. westbound 8 4, that traffic is moving along pretty well. no major problems.
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southbound 880 is slow from 238 down to fremont. steve, did you see all of that fog in san francisco? >> what fog, sal? yes, i did see that. not as much today as yesterday or the last week. we have fog over the bay. there's pockets where it's sunny. there's some areas where the wind is hardly there at all. other locations are howling. kind of an interesting morning here. interesting pattern as well setting up. it looks like the first couple of weeks here in august are gonna be on the cool side. the july weather stats coming in. courtesy of our observer mike polanski who keeps meticulous records. the big news for san francisco for july, 26 out of 31 days reported fog or low clouds. that's a lot. temperatures have been hot for some inland. they've been cool by the coast.
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and it's still below average, the normal high is 67. it's the inland temperatures that are actually running santa rosa to san jose. they should be closer to 83. they will be pea lee that today -- below that today. it will be a breezy day today. a lot of 40s showing up. we're in the 50s. these are definitely on the cooler side. some of that fog is there. but offshore there's some breaks. there will be some patchy fog. really not much going on. i mean, a steady as she goes
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pattern. fog, sun, breezy to windy. cooler lows will give way to sunshine and mostly sunny skies. temperatures today, 60s, 70s and 80s. but again, clearlake, 87. vacaville, 86, 87. 78 walnut creek with a breeze. 76 san jose with a breeze. sunnyvale, 76. 60s on the coast. 70s for some. there have been gusts 30 miles an hour. interesting pattern. it will be warmer on friday. i think we settle right in near the weekend. >> all right, thank you. ten minutes after 8:00. later today, bug experts plan to do a second check of goodwill's warehouse in burlingame. they want to make absolutely sure there are no bedbugs at that facility. yesterday, specialty trained bug sniffing dog emerged from the warehouse. the dog found no trace of the pest. goodwill was forced to shut down the warehouse and another one in san francisco after bedbugs were found around the
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doe flighted items. a new study shows that college students should be concerned about inflated grades. new research indicates that universities are likely to pick inflated grades. the researchers say the admission officers don't take into account which schools cap the gpas. cal is considering including class rankings when they send out transcripts to deal with that problem. the start of this school year means california state university students have a new option for classes. all cal state students can take online classes at any school in the system. students will be limited to one course per term offered on another campus. but they can take as many online classes at their own school as they want to. right now, there are about 30 cal state courses offered online. all right. we all still have a chance. no one picked all six numbers
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in last night's powerball drawing. that means's saturday jackpot will be an estimated $290 million. so these were the unlucky numbers drawn. 8, 24, 39, 49, 59, and the powerball number was 5. go out there and buy that one winning ticket. >> tori, i won, in my dreams. >> yes. [laughter] a dire warning coming from chuck hagel. why he says the sequester budget cuts could put troops that danger -- into danger. look at 'em.
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living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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low clouds, fog, sunshine. some breeze and wind. it will be a sunny, breezy day. highs 60s, 70s and mainly low 80s. chuck hagel has issued a dire warning about the effects of the sequester. he says federally mandated budget cuts would result in a military that's too small to handle major conflicts or a larger force that lacks proper equipment putting troops' lives in danger. he says in a worst-case scenario, the army could be reduced from 490,000 troops down to 380,000 troops. happening today -- in about three hours from right now, senator dianne feinstein will head over to the white house.
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she'll join other lawmakers in a meeting with president obama about the domestic violence surveillance programs. all of this comes yesterday after the congressional hearing. here's kyla campbell. >> reporter: lawmakers are debating whether to rein in the nsa's authority to collect americans' phone and internet records. some of those lawmakers will be meeting with president obama. feinstein will be at the meeting. now, this comes after the "guardian" newspaper reported on an nsa program called xkeyscore. a journal says it allows the nsa to collect as much internet activity as it and then analyze it. he says that includes millions of personal e-mails and internet searches. the nsa tried assure lawmakers yesterday that only a tiny fraction of those records are ever viewed by nsa intelligence analysts. patrick leahy is the chairman
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of the committee. he questioned whether or not the patriot act allows this activity. >> based on a secret legal interpretation of this statute it does not appear to authorize this. what's gonna be next? >> reporter: we expect that same question to be asked at this afternoon's meeting between lawmakers and the president. the obama administration has said the surveillance programs are key to spot terrorists but that some changes could be coming. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news snool ahead of the nsa -- a head of the nsa was heckled in las vegas at a cybersecurity conference. >> if you disagree with what we're doing, then you should help twice as much. >> read the constitution! >> i have. you should, too. >> that's the nsa director. he agreed to speak at the conference at ceaser's palace about what he called misconceptions about the nsa's surveillance program. he claims the surveillance
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program disrupted more than 50 terrorist plots. however, the hackers say alexander violated the constitution. 8:17. tweter is getting more requests for more -- twitter is getting more requests for information about users all around the world. the united states still dominates the requests. the u.s. asks for information on almost 900 twitter users during the first six months of this year. that's about 75% of all government requests. governments usually want the e- mail addresses tied to a twitter account. there's another warning to everyone who uses social media. legal experts say if you post anything online, it can be used against you by police and prosecutors. but a new study shows most people don't realize that. >> the study indicates that more than half of the people out there who use social media don't realize that what they post on social media can be used against them in a court of
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law. that was a big surprise to me. >> the website took part in the study. it found that younger people, college graduates and people with higher incomes were more aware of the laws surrounding social media. 8:18. a real close call for a samtrans bus and a train at menlo park yesterday. on tuesday, by the way, the bus smashed through a railroad crossing arm tuesday morning and drove across the train tracks seconds before a train came through. samtrans says five people were on the bus at the time. but luckily, no one was hurt. investigators are checking the surveillance video from the bus to find out exactly what happened. the southwest airlines flight from denver made a safe landing at mineta san jose airport yesterday. but that's after blowing a tire. the crash team was ready. they were waiting. a boeing 737 touched down yesterday afternoon. the pilots did say -- there was a flat tire after takeoff. the plane did land.
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it taxied to thegate with no problems. this is video of the fair opening day last year. attendance dipped last year. so they hope the addition of wine tasting and concert headliner wang chung, they hope "everyone has fun tonight." [laughter] 8:20. still ahead -- heavy machinery for the bolts on the bay bridge. we'll teark you inside the plant where -- we'll take you inside the plant where a permanent fix is on the way. and we could finally see some sunshine. up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if warmer temperatures are also on the way. good morning. northbound 280 see some slowing getting up to highway 17.
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i will tell you more -- straight ahead.
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randy travis is now out of the hospital. he's going to physical therapy now. travis spent three weeks in a texas hospital after having a heart attack and a stroke. he was in critical condition for several days and had surgery to relieve some of the pressure on his brain. his recovery will take several
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months. 8:23. the permanent fix for the broken bolts on the new bay bridge is well underway. this crucial project is taking place miles away from the bridge. ktvu news went inside the plant in vallejo where the so-called seismic saddles are being made. workers are carefully bending special 3-inch thick still plates into something that looks like a saddle. the saddle cable system will be sealed and surrounded by concrete and a casing to complete this permanent fix. >> once you put them in, you pull the tendons tight, stretch them down, lock them off. and then it will be sealed and never exposed again. >> there's still a chance a span of the eastern bridge could be opened much earlier if they adopt a temporary fix now being tested. let's go to sal. have you straightened out the fog and other problems in our
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commute? >> pretty foggy in the one picture. the fog is not a major problem, though. i think the problem is slow traffic this morning, dave. let's go out and start with the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 looks pretty good. there are no major problems there. police were out near the high rise looking for a couple of people who were apparently doing a little road rage out there. watch for police cars to be descending into that area. bay bridge looks pretty good westbound. there is a small delay at the toll plaza but traffic continues to move along pretty well. westbound 580 hop yard getting new details of a crash on westbound 580. this is exactly what we don't need. we've had very heavy traffic the entire way. now livermore to dublin is just messed up. it's one of those things where you can't catch a break on 580 between livermore and dublin this morning. it's terrible. let's go to steve. thank you, we have some
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pictures of fog. but there's definitely more clearing. even the coast if it's not that warm will get more sunshine. breezy to windy to no breeze at all. there are definitely areas where the fog -- you can see it. a little north wind came down and took care of it and a little low in the pacific helping. normal pattern, cool, foggy by the coast. hot inland that's not the case. this pattern looks like low pressure and off the coast. this week and maybe next week. there are some areas over the fog and on parts of the coast but not completely. 60s, 70s and low 80s on some of these. pretty good breeze. 25 up to 40 miles an hour. some of the higher elevations and 60s, 70s, should cover it. 70s and low 80s inland. a little warmer maybe friday into saturday but no big extreme one way or another. >> all right, steve.
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8:27. facebook reaches a very important milestone. we'll tell you what's happening with facebook stock after a long, tough year. and this morning, an fbi agent described the length ariel castro went to to keep keep three women can't -- went to, to keep three women captive for ten years. >> reporter: we're live in oakland where b.a.r.t. labor talks pick up again. v so,
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>> there were divisions between spac the house that were, again, designed not only to make the house more secure for its occupants but also to hide the existence of portions of the house. >> and if the women did go outside, they had to wear wigs and other clothing so people wouldn't recognize them. we may hear from castro himself or through his attorney and to avoid the death penalty, you will recall that he has agreed to life in prison without the possibility of patrol and an extra 1,000 years. back to you. >> thank you. a burning candle may have caused a house fire last night
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in concord. it started around 7:00 on bonecafe street. lublgly no one was -- lurkly, no one was hurt -- luckily no one was hurt. to our continuing coverage of the threat of another b.a.r.t. strike. the clock is ticking toward sunday night and the strike deadline. b.a.r.t. workers could walk off the job again monday morning if there's no deal before this clock runs out. the contract talks in the b.a.r.t. labor dispute are set to resume in a few years. this will be a busy day for b.a.r.t. union workers. tara moriarty spoke to a union leader about a rally planned for later today. tara joins us now live from oakland. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. yes, the workers are planning on rallying at frank ogawa plaza and then march to a.c. transit headquarters and then to b.a.r.t. headquarters. we understand that "occupy
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oakland" is planning to attend the event. police have decided to beef up their staff. we noticed there were a dozen transport vans already lined up at headquarters. police are on alert in police groups turn violent. union leaders say they had no idea that occupy was planning to attend. they are calling for peaceful protests. the next 24 hours, the it's critical. b.a.r.t. management has not responded to the last offer made july 27th. if they don't, they will issue a strike notice. >> i'm very concerned about the deadline looming on sunday. our team is very concerned. our passengers are very concerned. we're doing everything we can from the union's standpoint to ensure that a contract is ratified but we cannot barken by our -- bargain by ourselves.
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>> b.a.r.t. management said they are the highest paid transit workers in the state. the sticking points have been salary, benefits, and worker safety. as the deadline looms, riders are growing anxious. during the last strike, the bay area was gridlocked. people spent hours trying to get to work. there's an interesting twist. we mentioned that b.a.r.t. workers would be marching to the a.c. transit building. reach -- we reached out to those workers. if those don't go well, could they strike as well? we'll keep you posted. that would be quite a disaster for the bay area commute. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> for any change in the b.a.r.t. talks you can receive alerts on your phone or tablet. you can also follow us on twitter, "like" ktvu on facebook or download are the ktvu app. the average cost of three
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32-gallon bins goes up today, from $28 a month to $34. now, customers can offset the price hike by switching to a smaller bin and a larger recycling bin. all of this is designed to help san francisco reach zero waste by the year 2020. monday night, the palo alto city council considers a plan to put a stop to people sleeping overnight in their campers. supporters tell the daily news, they are up to 50 of these vehicles parked on public streets. critics plan to rally before the hearing. they say the measure criminalizes the homeless. there's a warning for diabetes patients who use one brand of glucose test strips. the fda says 62 million test strips made by nova diabetes care can give blood sugar readings that are wrong. the strips were sold under the brand name nova max test strips
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they were included inside the meter kits. customers should return the strips for uncontaminated replacements. the fda is also recalling 50,000 pounds of ground beef because it could be contaminated by e. coli. cases of 40 to 60 pounds of meat were sold to retailers, whole sailers and food service distributors around the country but the fda is not saying which business i may have bought the beef from the company in kansas. well, time is running out to save parts of a famous ferry in sausalito. the charles. the marin independent journal reports that press vervationists want to -- preservationists want to move it to a new exhibit but they still have to raise $45,000 by august 15th because the current location is being turned into a park. the public will be asked to make donations at a maritiin sa
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the charles van dam once boasted a restaurant and nightclub. janice jap lon and jerry garcia have been there. >> wow. all right. we want to check in with sal. bad news, a crash on the  richmond/san rafael bridge, sal? >> that's right. heading toward marin out of the richmond area. there is a crash mid span over the bridge. traffic is backing up there. there are only two lanes on the bridge as you know. both of them are blocked. possibility that some cars are getting by. the paramedics and fire department are on the way. if you are driving towards san rafael, you should give yourself extra times. i want to move the maps over to the nimitz. still heavy as you drive out of hayward to union city and 580 we had an earlier crash in dublin. it's been a mess all morning long. most of it is below the speed limit. out to the live pictures we go, this is a look at the bay bridge. decent alternate if you want to
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get to san francisco. if you want to go up to marin from san franciscof using the bridge. that's a decent alternate. this morning in san jose, some slowing on 280 downtown on the right there. that's northbound 280 driving toward cupertino. now, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal we have some low clouds around. there's more breaks off the coast than we've seen in a long time. that will translate into this fog burning off. even if it's sunny, it will be a breezy day. still getting gusts from 15 to 35 miles an hour. not as much in the way of low clouds and fog. 26 out of 31 days had fog which is a lot. if you live there in the city or commute there, you -- man, we had a lot of fog. they did in july. the mean temperature was close. 60.1. the average, 60.3. max was 66.3. what's normal? 66.5. the minimum under 51.1 is the average. 53.9. i think the fog was the main
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issue. we have low pressure on the pacific northwest. it looks like a piece of that says i don't want to leave. it will hang back. there might be a warmup one day and then right back down the next. it looks like the pattern is stuck here. 7, 10, 15-day outlook a very quiet pattern. no heat expected. pretty decent breeze for some. concord gusting to 25. it's calm. kind of crazy. half moon bay had one mile an hour about an hour ago and then not far away, 33. it depends porn the terrain today. there's a kol po nent of the westerly breeze. had 40s. now we're seeing 50s. there was no doubt about it a cooler pattern. there's still some around but it will burn off sooner today. 60s for some, 70s, lower 80s. when clearlake and vacaville get out of the 80s that tells you it will be a coolern pattern. you -- cooler pattern. temperatures are actually inland running below average near average to slightly belor
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for those by the coast and around the bay. a little warmer on friday. not much of a change as we go into the weekend. it looks like the pattern is not only here for the weekend but much of next week. mlb threatening to suspend alex rodriquez for life. it's part of the drug abuse investigation. alex rodriquez is fighting it. reportedly, he's negotiating a deal with major league baseball that would get him a long suspension instead of the life- time ban. he's among 14 players expected to be pushed in baseball's latest drug scandal. 2010 minutes -- 19 minutes before 9:00. although gay weddingsing are legal here. the wedding -- weddings are legal here, the wedding industry has some catching up to do. a new number -- new numbers tied to the b.a.r.t. labor dispute. pam cook will be here to tell us what management is saying about healthcare and pensions.
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the s&p 500 is pov 1700 point -- above 1700 points for the first time. several driving forces.
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a jump in china business sentiment. and earnings gains for several u.s. companies and the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to the low lowest -- to the low elf left since 2008 lowest level since 2008. just checking facebook's stock right now, it's up over 3%. it's selling for $37.98. at one point today it was trading at $38.29. and that was the initial public offering price of $38 when it had its ipo 14 months ago. it slipped a little bit today. already had hit the all-time high. all right. 8:45. let's bring you up to date on some of the other attorneys we're following for you right now. police are searching for a suspect in an antioch shooting that happened last night. one person was killed. another was critically injured.
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police found the victims about 7:30 last night inside of a white cadillac on somersville road. police think the suspect is driving a gold colored four- door car that may have been a honda or chevy. starting today, the plan-b pill is now on store shelves instead of behind pharmacy counters. now it's rabl for anybody -- it's available for anybody to buy without a prescription. the government stopped righting to keep an age restriction on the pill ava long court battle. >> we just found out a woman who said she was attacked near santa clara university is a student at the school. the woman said she was walking home when a stranger tried to grab her on lexington street about 1:30 this morning. she broke free. she called the police. the university is alerting students about what happened. now to our continuing coverage of the threat of another b.a.r.t. strike. b.a.r.t. contract talks resume in a few hours. union leaders will usually --
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will likely issue a 72-hour strike notice if there are no major developments today. two of the biggest sticking points have been over contributions to healthcare and pension plans. pam cook joins us now with some new numbers from b.a.r.t. pam? >> similar to what many companies and employees are going through, the cost of benefits is often on the table. b.a.r.t. has been arguing that it faces billions of dollars in unfunded needs to keep the trains running smoothly and safely. b.a.r.t. says it spent $17 million last year to pick up the employees' share of pensions but if employees pay part of their share, b.a.r.t. says it could use that savings to make critical investments to the system. b.a.r.t. released a statement saying "there's no question that employees should get a raise. but contracts that continue to allow employees pay nothing toward their pension and a flat rate for healthcare are no
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longer sustainable." that flat rate is $92 a month, regardless of how many dependents an employee has. b.a.r.t.'s numbers there released on the chart show that's about 1.3% of a b.a.r.t. worker's salary. that compares to a 3% contribution from a.c. transit workers, 3% to 8% from golden gate transit workers and as much as $2,000 a month for a whole family covered under sf muni's plan. b.a.r.t. also makes comparisons between the workers and local municipalities and utilities. in terms of pension contributions, this is the chart. b.a.r.t. employees pay nothing. east bay m.u.d. workers pay 7% of their salary toward pension. workers at the port of oakland pay 8% and many city workers here in the bay area pay 5% to 8%. we've heard from the union that they have arced that they are a -- arced that they are a highly
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-- argued they are a highly skilled group of people. we expect to hear from the union regarding these new numbers as the negotiations. pack to you. >> thank you. -- back to you. >> thank you. stay with us. you can follow us on twitter, "like" ktvu on facebook or download the ktvu app. the threat of a second b.a.r.t. strike comes as b.a.r.t. is dealing with another big problem. crime in and around san francisco's b.a.r.t. station and riding. the state -- rising. violent crimes and thefts are up at b.a.r.t. stations around the city. the thefts of iphones and other mobile devices it's a big problem for almost all mass transit agencies in big cities. two construction workers in oakland were robbed and beaten and they say it's happening a lot at construction sites. last night, about 5:15.
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police say two gunmen walked up to a construction site at 70s and international. police say one gun went off but no one was shot. one contract says construction workers are targeted a lot. police are still out there searching for the suspects. 8:489. sonoma county's water agency is shut down one of the drinking water supply lines. people living in santa rosa, sonoma or the valley of the moon are being asked to conserve water today. there will be water available but it comes from storage tanks. the old supply lane is being replaced by upgrade the steel pipe that will be stronger in case of an earthquake. levis opens its new flagship store replacing the old store at union square with a 7,000-square foot store in the south of market district. it's just one of two stores in the country where you can get
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custom-made jeans. and there will be a special section of denim and leather items from san francisco designers. today a judge could end the retail battle that focuses on martha stewart's products. macy's says j.c. penney violated the exclusive deal with martha stewart when it started selling her home products in her stores. penny says those items were in special stand alone areas so it was not a violation. stewart testified she's flabber gassed that macy's objected -- objected to her deal with j.c. penney's. google's phones commanded almost three quarters of the global smartphone market in early 2013. 80% of all downloads from google play are for games.
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a lawyer representing the mayor of san diego has ignited another controversy until mayor's sexual a artment scandal. the mayor says the city should foot the bill for him for his sexual law enforcement against him. thethe city council unanimously voted against that. there is the labor groups say that efrin key ria has shown bad choices and bad behavior and they want him to
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step down. the bryad group operates 13 friday's franchises in new jersey and one in the bay area. the restaurant company says it will not fight charges that it substituted cheap alcohol brands for more expensive liquor at several of its new jersey restaurants. the managers at the restaurant in union city say they do not substitute brands. the grapes are already being harvested in napa up in the wine country. now, traditionally the vines at mumm vin yards are among the first of the grapes to be picked. winemakers say this is a really early start to the grape harvest season because of the extended summer heat we've been having but they are also saying that could mean some of the best wines for you because the sugar in the grapes is a lot more concentrated. >> we were mentioning about the cotton candy grapes going on the market. 8:53. a horrifying scene in one california city. fire crews race to rescue a man
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trapped underneath a train. good morning on the golden gate bridge, the traffic looks good as you head to southern marin. we'll tell you what's going on on the bay bridge coming up.
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a fire crew made a daring rescue in corpton, california. rescuers pulled a 22-year-old man from under a freight train. his legs were severed as a
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result of being stuck under the train wheel for about a half an hour. the victim is recuperating in the hospital this morning. 8:56. of same-sex couples started getting married in minnesota at the stroke of midnight as gay marriage became legal there. [inaudible] [ cheers and applause ] >> there you see it. dozens got married at minneapolis city hall. weddings were held overnight at county courthouses and at the mall of america. same-sex marriage became legal today in rhode island. many gay couples say most wedding planning companies are stuck in tradition. they say a lot of wedding websites and invitations are designed for a man and a woman. contracts and forms tend to read bride and groom. women looking to rent tuxedos
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from tuxedo shops, they aren't finding many made for women. some bakers don't offer cake toppers for bride and bride and groom and groom. let's check in with sal one more time. >> all right. i just want to mention the one serious problem we have would be the 580 freeway. 580 getting out from richmond to marin. a crash clearing from the middle of the span. traffic is very slow. let's go back to you. >> all right. we're following breaking news in san jose where police have set up a perimeter around an east san jose neighborhood as they search for a gunman. the prim ter is near -- perimeter is at diana and story avenue. the suspect tried to rob a check cashing business nearby and police believe they have him surrounded. we'll have an update at ktvu.com. >> all right. that's all of the time we have. we'll see you later. look at 'em.
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